Here's a not-so-hypothetical hypothetical. You've worked all week. You've slaved at your laptop, you've been in and out of meetings, and your boss has been riding you like Seabiscuit all. week. long. You, the weekend warrior- you, the one who works the desk-- YOU deserve to dance. This Saturday night in Kansas City, two of … Continue reading Weekends are for Dancing: Joywave & Sir Sly // November 2 @ Truman Theater
The National's music is notoriously depressing. Their music paints the picture of despair, heartbreak, and sorrow- so much so that "Sorrow" is the title of one of their songs. It's the kind of music that can bring tears to your eyes. Luckily for me, and the attendees of their October 7th Kansas City show, it … Continue reading A Downpour at the Slow Show: The National live in Kansas City
There are few bands as emotionally captivating as The National. Cincinnati's finest have played to small clubs and large festival crowds for years. While their sound and style has evolved and expanded over time, one thing has remained the same, the reaction one feels when they hear their music. On October 7th, The National bring … Continue reading Brace for Impact: The National Touch Down in Kansas City
When was the last time you looked out at a crowd of people at a concert and didn't see one phone out? Not one person Snapchatting, nobody taking zoomed-in photos in between peoples' heads. Not a single person checking the Boston Celtics score during the slow songs. Jack White played a killer set at Providence … Continue reading If you can’t Snapchat Jack White, did you really see him?
“Soundchecking is like being in a relationship, it’s all communication.” Life is a learning experience. Every day, every challenge, every triumph- a lesson. Sure Sure has learned a lot in the past year. The Los Angeles band went from living together in a shammy house to riding together in a van, touring North America. On … Continue reading Peanut Butter Pretzels and Indie Rock: Sure Sure Prepare for a Kansas City Performance